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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation

Providing a supportive environment for emerging artists

two stars

77.68

39 Watermill Towd Road Water Mill, NY 11976
tel: (212) 253-7484   Web Site
EIN: 13-4144013

Board Leadership
William Campbell
Chairman

CEO
Robert Wilson
Artistic Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.68 two stars
  Financial 77.37 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation, operator of The Watermill Center, is an organization founded by Robert Wilson to provide a supportive environment for emerging artists to explore new ideas and foster their career development. Watermill provides a haven for the next generation of artists who embrace avant-garde, multidisciplinary approaches. The Foundation also documents the work of Robert Wilson and his collaborators and manages The Robert Wilson Archive, The Watermill Study Library.

The Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation, operator of The Watermill Center, is an organization founded by Robert Wilson to provide a supportive environment for emerging artists to explore new ideas and foster their career development. Watermill provides a haven for the next generation of artists who embrace avant-garde, multidisciplinary approaches. The Foundation also documents the work of Robert Wilson and his collaborators and manages The Robert Wilson Archive, The Watermill Study Library.

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Financial

two stars

77.37

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
61.9%
  Administrative Expenses 21.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.30
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation (NY) 77.68 two stars
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The NOCCA Institute (LA) 92.00 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,658,771
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,148,630
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $82,000
Total Contributions $6,889,401
   Program Service Revenue $111,066
Total Primary Revenue $7,000,467
   Other Revenue $537,171
TOTAL REVENUE $7,537,638
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,527,815
   Administrative Expenses $1,083,073
   Fundraising Expenses $892,572
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,503,460
   
Payments to Affiliates $21,951
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,034,178
   
Net Assets $27,274,184

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Summer Program $945,317 37.4%
Artistic Resources $650,001 25.7%
Curatorial/Exhibitions $461,358 18.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2019 77.68 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 89.85 three stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 85.82 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-4144013
Name in IRS Master File BYRD HOFFMAN WATER MILL FOUNDATION
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date March, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$113,526 2.52% Linda Jackson Managing Director
Other Salaries of Note
$152,885 3.39% Elka Rifkin Watermill Center Director
$96,154 2.13% Claude Grunitzky President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation (NY) 77.68 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation
39 Watermill Towd Road
Water Mill, NY 11976
tel: (212) 253-7484
EIN: 13-4144013

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Board Leadership

William Campbell
Chairman

CEO

Robert Wilson
Artistic Director

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